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Sep 20, 2015 3:56 pm

Berto: ‘Mayweather’s boring fight style hurt our PPV’s sales’

Andre Berto tried his hardest to bring the fight to Floyd Mayweather so the fans could rally behind him, but Mayweather did a fantastic job at maintaining composure. “Money” and his corner’s gameplan may not provide as much excitement as some boxing fans want, but haters cannot deny that his ability to walk out of...

Sep 20, 2015 2:33 pm

Thomson made more than 7 times what Reebok would have paid him in sponsors

When Reebok and Ultimate Fighting Championship signed an exclusive in-octagon sponsorship deal, fighters were reluctant to celebrate. Fighters like Urijah Faber would be forbidden from promoting his clothing line, Torque, in the octagon like he used to in earlier UFC and WEC days. Miesha Tate and Brendan Schaub sponsorship income would decrease by at least...

Sep 20, 2015 1:55 pm

‘Strikeforce fighters never got the credit they deserved’

Luke Rockhold’s path to the octagon was anything but easy and short. The California native started his professional mixed martial arts career in 2007 when he fought for the regional “Melee on the Mountain” promotion before graduating to Strikeforce in just two fights. He made his debut on the “Strikeforce: Young Guns II” card which...

Sep 20, 2015 1:30 pm

BJ Penn kicks it with Kimbo Slice at Bellator “DYNAMITE”!

Bellator and GLORY put on one hell of a show with “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening and the biggest names in mixed martial arts were there live to witness history! Everybody from former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez to UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez were there live to check out the action. Perhaps there was no better...

Sep 20, 2015 12:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi rocking Armani Exchange before UFC: Japan!

UFC and Reebok’s deal may restrict the fighters from wearing their sponsors to the octagon, but before fight week they are allowed to wear anything they want! Some fighters lost their sponsors due to the fact that they will no longer be able to promote brands on television, but others stuck with their sponsors! UFC...

Sep 20, 2015 12:21 pm

WATCH! “Cowboy” Cerrone looking like a killer ahead of title fight

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s path to a shot at the UFC Lightweight Championship was anything but quick and easy. Paul Kelly was Cerrone’s first victim in the octagon way back in 2011 and it wasn’t long before the former WEC fighter accrued an impressive win-streak. After picking wins up against Vagner Rocha, Charles Oliveira, and Dennis...

Sep 20, 2015 11:21 am

Jon Fitch: Nick Diaz’s suspension is unifying the fighters

Nick Diaz’s suspension lit the mixed martial arts community on fire last week when it was announced the Nevada State Athletic Commission would be suspending the UFC fighter for five years. One of Diaz’s post fight drug test came back positive for marijuana and they chose to make an example out of the repeated offender...

Sep 20, 2015 10:48 am

Tito Ortiz addresses retirement talk after tough “DYNAMITE” loss

Tito Ortiz is one of the most decorated fighters to step inside a cage, whether it be the UFC’s octagon or Bellator’s cage. He started his professional fighting career in 1997 and is still receiving opportunities at championship gold in 2015— and it’s not just because of his star-power. Ortiz was riding a two fight...

Sep 20, 2015 10:31 am

Dos Anjos fires back and responds to McGregor’s trash talk

Conor McGregor may have his sights set on Jose Aldo for their bout at UFC 194, but you can be guaranteed the interim champion will continue to talk trash about any fighter that can make him some money! Rafael dos Anjos’ path to championship gold was finally realized in Dallas, Texas at UFC 185 when...

Sep 20, 2015 10:22 am

Tito Ortiz has no excuses for loss in title fight at “DYNAMITE”

Bellator and GLORY showcased the best of their promotions on Saturday night with the spectacle that was “DYNAMITE 1”. Tito Ortiz and Liam Mcgeary headlined the event with a Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship fight. For the first time in nearly nine years, “The People’s Champion” Ortiz had the opportunity to capture gold. Unfortunately for him,...

Sep 20, 2015 8:30 am

WATCH! Phil Davis’ reaction to getting a surprise belt is priceless

In April 2015, Phil Davis made the biggest decision of his career when he jumped ship from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to Bellator. Davis surely made an impact on his first fight with his new company as he won two fights in one night to become the next Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship challenger! Davis didn’t...

Sep 20, 2015 8:29 am

REPLAY! Phil Davis Vs. Francis Carmont (Highlights)

The final of the Bellator ‘Dynamite’ light heavyweight tournament wasn’t really what we were expecting, with ‘King Mo’ getting injured and unable to compete. However we still got an exciting match up between Phil Davis and alternate Francis Carmont. The fight started and they each stayed patient and went through a feeling out process. Then...

Sep 20, 2015 8:28 am

REPLAY! Liam McGeary vs. Tito Ortiz (Highlights)

In the night’s main event, at Bellator ‘Dynamite’, undefeated light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary took on MMA vet Tito Ortiz. Early on it was Tito imposing his gameplan, getting McGeary down to the mat and working some ground and pound. Tito looked to advance his position. McGeary tried for an armbar but Tito managed to...

Sep 20, 2015 8:27 am

REPLAY! Josh Thomson Gets The Finish In Bellator Debut

Former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson pulled off a big win in his Bellator debut. He fought Mike Bronzoulis in front of his home crowd and put on quite the performance. Thomson was clearly the better grappler and was able to get the fight to the ground whenever he wanted to. In the third round he...

Sep 20, 2015 8:24 am

WATCH! Mayweather gets emotional in corner before last round

Floyd Mayweather picked up some criticism for how he fought against Manny Pacquiao in May, but there is no denying his most recent performances were anything short of impressive. He walked into the ring looking to secure another win and walked out with his hand raised without so much of a cut on his face....

Sep 20, 2015 7:35 am

UFC and Bellator fighters react to the return of Fedor Emelianenko

Diehard fans of mixed martial arts who have been dreaming of watching Fedor Emelianenko throw down in the octagon let out a collective groan when it was announced he would be fighting in a new Japan-based promotion on New Years Eve. On the bright side, “The Last Emperor” will be returning to the “Land of...

Sep 20, 2015 7:21 am

Ryan Bader on receiving end of ‘inconvenient’ random drug test

The United States Anti-Doping Agency is doing their part to help the Ultimate Fighting Championship clean up the sport of MMA with random drug testing, and Ryan Bader is their latest victim. After Daniel Cormier won the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 187, it was expected that Bader would get the next crack...

Sep 20, 2015 5:59 am

Champion Will Brooks trashes Bellator for poor promotion

It was arguably one of the biggest events in Bellator history on Saturday night when the mixed martial arts promotion and GLORY joined forces for the first “DYNAMITE” event in California. The card featured a slew of matches including one night light heavyweight tournament and a light heavyweight championship bout featuring Liam McGeary and Tito...

Sep 20, 2015 5:02 am

‘I’m going to finish Letourneau just like I finished Esparza and Penne’

UFC 193 will host one of the biggest events in Ultimate Fighting Championship history when Ronda Rousey and Joanna Jedrzejczyk defend their titles in the Etihad Stadium, which can house over 50,000 fans. The event is set to take place in Melbourne, Australia and the strawweight champion will be defending her championship against Valerie Letourneau....